Do you prefer to study lying down or sitting up? Do you watch the clock constantly, or does the bell surprise you at the end of class? Have you ever been accused of being too analytical or do people say you're dreamy? These characteristics can me attributed to brain types. The brain is comprised of two hemispheres and four main lobes. Each has their own attributes in terms of thinking styles. Left hemisphere is logical, linear, analytical, abstract and rational. Right hemisphere is imaginative, holistic, creative, spatial and intuitive. Typically, dominant left brain people will be more organized, they'll watch the clock, and they'll analyze information and process it sequentially. They are often cautious, follow rules and schedules. They are usually strong in math and science, and can answer questions quickly. On the other hand, right-brain people are the dreamers. They can be very intelligent and deep thinkers"”so much so that they can get lost in their own little worlds. They make great contributors of the social sciences and the arts. More creative and spontaneous than the cautious logical left-brainers, they are likely to follow their own gut feelings. Right brainers are very intuitive and have great skill when it comes to seeing through lies or tricks.
Are you a right brainer or left brainer. Take this quiz now and determine where your propensity to using your mind and brain is positioned. In just a few minutes answering just a few questions you can discover more about how your brain works and this can lead you to greater communication with others, career choices and ultimate success in your life. By determining your brain strength you can use it in many areas of your life. You can even learn how to integrate the hemispheres towards enhanced intelligence. Using both sides of your brain at the same time expands your capabilities in so many different way. Researchers have discovered that the power of integrated hemispheres enables people to look at problems and solving them creatively AND logically – "˜out side of the box' – divergent thinking. In particular studies have shown that trained musicians more effectively use a creative technique called divergent thinking, and use both the left and the right sides of their frontal cortex more heavily than the average person. This may be attributed to the use of both hands being used independently to play their instruments. The researchers found that overall the musicians had higher IQ scores than the non-musicians.
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